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  • Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. announces its first wave of winners

    Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. announces its first wave of winners
    The Los Angeles Film Critics Assn. has announced its first wave of winners, with more selections to be announced Sunday afternoon. Lupita Nyong'o received supporting actress honors for "12 Years a Slave," in which she played the abused plantation...
  • British Independent Film Awards names 'Metro Manila' best of year

    British Independent Film Awards names 'Metro Manila' best of year
    "Metro Manila," a thriller about a poor farmer who moves his family from the rice fields of the northern Philippines to Manila in hopes of a better life, was the big winner Sunday evening in London at the Moët British Independent Film Awards, earning...
  • Strong reviews for Tom Hanks' hijacking thriller 'Captain Phillips'

    Strong reviews for Tom Hanks' hijacking thriller 'Captain Phillips'
    With most eyes looking for reviews of films premiering out of the Toronto International Film Festival over the next week, it was a surprise to some when reviews hit the Web on Friday morning of the upcoming action-drama "Captain Phillips," starring Tom...
  • Jane Fonda's AFI award misses an opportunity

    Jane Fonda's AFI award misses an opportunity
    Let's say this right off the bat: Jane Fonda, in the opinion of this lowly journalist at least, is a perfectly fine choice for an AFI life achievement award. She's done remarkable film work going back a long way, whether in "On Golden Pond," "They Shoot...
  • Richard Linklater to receive Gotham Independent Film Award honor

    Richard Linklater to receive Gotham Independent Film Award honor
    The award-winning Austin, Texas-based indie filmmaker Richard Linklater ("Slacker," "Dazed and Confused," "Before Midnight") will be presented with the Director Tribute at the Independent Filmmaker Project's 23rd Gotham Independent Film Awards....
  • Cinema Audio Society Awards: A complete list of winners and nominees

    The following is a complete list of nominations for the 50th Cinema Audio Society Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing for 2013. The awards are to be presented on Feb. 22 in the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. The CAS...
  • Santa Barbara Film Festival to honor Robert Redford

    The 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced Tuesday that Robert Redford will receive the American Riviera Award at a tribute Feb. 7 at the Arlington Theatre. The festival takes place Jan. 30 through Feb. 9. Redford, 77, has starred in...
  • SAG Awards 2014: Honors for stunt ensembles announced

    SAG Awards 2014: Honors for stunt ensembles announced
    Although the Screen Actors Guild Awards don't start until 5 p.m.,  the guild has announced the winners of the honors for action performances by film and television stunt ensembles. The box office hit "Lone Survivor" received the award for film, and HBO'...
  • 'Gravity,' 'Frozen' earn Cinema Audio Society Award nominations

    'Gravity,' 'Frozen' earn Cinema Audio Society Award nominations
    "Gravity," "Captain Phillips," "Frozen" and "Breaking Bad" were among the nominees Tuesday for the 50th Cinema Audio Society Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing in film and television for 2013. Nominated for the CAS Award for live-...
  • 'Lone Survivor': Navy SEALs, stuntmen and a five-story jump (video)

    What's the best way to film a five-story drop? That was one of the questions faced by director Peter Berg — twice — while making "Lone Survivor," a war drama based on former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's nonfiction account of a mission gone...
  • Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards

    Patton Oswalt tapped to host 2014 Independent Spirit Awards
    Actor-comedian Patton Oswalt ("Ratatouille," "Big Fan") will host the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Film Independent, the organization which also produces the Los Angeles Film Festival, will hold the 29th annual...